Official Voter Information Guide

Certificate of Correctness

I, Shirley N. Weber, Secretary of State of the State of California, do hereby certify that the information included herein will be submitted to the electors of the State of California at the Presidential Primary Election to be held throughout the State on March 5, 2024, and that this guide has been correctly prepared in accordance with the law. Witness my hand and the Great Seal of the State in Sacramento, California, this 11th day of December, 2023.

The Great Seal of California

Signature of California Secretary of State, Shirley N. Weber
Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D., Secretary of State

Message from the Secretary of State

Dear California Voter,

Every Election Matters. To ensure our democracy thrives, your participation in every election is vital. As a California voter, you will have the opportunity in the upcoming March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election to vote on elected offices at all levels of government, and to directly impact state and local policies by voting on the state ballot proposition and local measures.

This Voter Information Guide can help you make decisions about the statewide candidates and issues on the March 5th ballot. In addition to information about when and where to cast your ballot, this guide includes important information about the United States Senate and Presidential Primary races, the state ballot proposition, as well as your rights as a California voter.

More Days, More Ways—To make it easier for you to participate in the upcoming election, you have more days and more ways to vote!

By February 5, 2024, counties will mail each active registered voter in California their ballot for the 2024 Presidential Primary Election. While Election Day on March 5, 2024, is the last day to vote in California’s 2024 Presidential Primary, you can return your ballot earlier:

  • By mail, using the postage-paid envelope provided (don’t forget to sign it!)
  • At Early Voting sites starting February 5, 2024
  • At drop-off locations opening no later than February 6, 2024
  • At Vote Centers in Voter’s Choice Act counties starting February 24, 2024

To find a location for early voting sites, please visit:

Make A Plan To Vote—Will you return your ballot by mail? Drop it at a drop box? Or vote inperson at a neighborhood polling place or vote center? Research your options and make a plan today!

Track Your Ballot—Track your vote-by-mail ballot by signing up at to receive text, email, or voice status alerts.

Remember your participation in this election will affect your family, your community, and the future of California.

Thank you for keeping our democracy strong!